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Posada del Gecko

Calle del Comercio 2, Capurgana 278017, Colombia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
33 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

When we arrived after the horrible boat ride from Turbo we got told that there was a mix up and we can't have the private room we booked. They put us in a four bed dorm by ourselves at a cheaper rate though. Everybody was nice when we asked them something but it was generally hard to find anyone at... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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201 reviews 201 reviews
65 hotel reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stayed here for two nights recently as we needed somewhere quiet after San Blas trip.When we emailed in advance we were told a private room was 20,000 cop, when we got there we were told room was 25,000 cop and 28,000 with private bathroom. The double room was comfortable and clean, but for the price we paid it was a... More 

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Pesaro, Italy
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Best place in Capurganà and Colombia so far! Really collaborative and sweet staff. The place, really nice, is in a good spot near the beach and the italian based food (five star pizza) it's really good. I was with friend but it's highly recommended for couples too

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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

The hostel is great, run by an italian guy from tuscany. The rooms are big and spacious and there is a really nice garden where to sit after the beach. The hostel has also a nice restaurant, we tried the pizza which was one of the best ones we had in colombia!

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Gecko is a great option in Capurgana. Perfect location in the centre of Capurgana with an international atmosphere. The internal garden is perfect to gather with friends or other tourists from all over the world eating a delicious dish of pasta or a pizza amongst the best in South America. Prices are very competitive and the place is perfect to... More 

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Cocolalla, Idaho
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We enjoyed our stay (7 days). The hosts are wonderful and we had the only room with an air conditioner. It in a noisy part of town and the Bar at the Posada is active at night, but then it is all quiet when the city power goes off at around midnight. Price was good and we negotiated it down... More 

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

I found this place by chance. Tough it doesn't have a swimming pool (well...the ocean is just few meters away) is by far the best place to stay in Capurgana. Cheap, friendly, small (just 6-7 rooms available) best price quality ratio. Do not miss the chance if you're going to Capurganà

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